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  • Commemorating the Polish Renaissance Childby Jeannie Labno

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95

    Through an exploration of the unique Polish tradition of child commemoration, this book raises issues beyond the monuments themselves, about Polish social life and family structuring in the early modern period, including attitudes to children and the position of women, as well as the transmission and reception of Renaissance ideas outside Italy. Drawing... more...

  • Easy Sculpted Foam for Your Homeby Koren Russell

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 17.99

    Easy Sculpted Foam for Your Home Let Koren Russell's magic show you how to turn foam and clay into gorgeous finials, funky clocks, or green tree frogs in Easy Sculpted Foam for Your Home . In this book, you'll learn simple techniques that combine craft foam, paperclay, and paint to produce sophisticated and whimsical pieces of art for your home.... more...

  • Child of the Fireby Kirsten Buick

    Duke University Press 2009; US$ 24.95

    An argument against reductive accounts of the nineteenth-century sculptor Mary Edmonia Lewis s work as the product of her identity as an African American and Native American woman. more...

  • Il Giganteby Anton Gill

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    At the turn of the 16th century, Italy was a turbulent territory made up of independent states, each at war with or intriguing against its neighbor. There were the proud, cultivated, and degenerate Sforzas in Milan, and in Rome, the corrupt Spanish family of the Borgia whose head, Rodrigo, ascended to St Peter's throne as Pope Alexander VI. In Florence,... more...

  • Images of Lustby James Jerman; Anthony Weir

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Sexually explicit sculptures may be found on a number of medieval churches in France and Spain. This fascinating study examines the origins and purposes of these sculptures, viewing them not as magical fertility symbols, nor even as idols of ancient pre-Christian religions, but as serious works that dealt with the sexual customs and salvation of medieval... more...

  • History of Early Stone Sculpture at Mathura, ca. 150 BCE - 100 CEby Sonya Rhie Quintanilla

    BRILL 2007; US$ 216.00

    Provides a comprehensive analysis and chronology of the earliest known stone sculptures from the north Indian city of Mathura, dating prior to the famous Kushan period. This volume includes numerous attributions of objects based primarily on epigraphic and visual analysis. more...

  • Laokoon in Literatur und Kunstby Dorothee Gall; Anja Wolkenhauer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The fate of the Trojan priest Laokoon was related in Antiquity by, among others, Sophocles, Virgil and Quintus Smyrnaeus. The rediscovery of the Laokoon statue group in Rome in 1506 led to numerous new works, including many in the visual arts. The contributions in the proceedings of the symposium presented here analyse key moments in the ancient and... more...

  • Roman Portraits in Contextby Jane Fejfer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    No other monumental art form was so widely disseminated throughout the Roman Empire as the portrait statue, and its impact on city life was crucial. By combining a wide socio-historical perspective with a close reading of individual images, their setting, and their inscribed texts, this book suggests how to read the meaning of portraits, even the ones... more...

  • Pioneer Cemeteriesby Annette Stott

    University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 36.95

    As pioneers attempted to settle and civilize the “Wild West,” cemeteries became important cultural centers. Filled with carved wooden headboards, inscribed local stones, and Italian marble statues, cemeteries functioned as symbols of stability and progress toward a European-inspired vision of Manifest Destiny. As repositories of art and history,... more...

  • The Berkeley Platoby Stephen G. Miller

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 63.00

    This book explores the provenance of the so-called Berkeley Herm of Plato, a sculptural portrait that Stephen G. Miller first encountered over thirty years ago in a university storage basement. The head, languishing since its arrival in 1902, had become detached from the body, or herm, and had been labeled a fake. In 2002, while preparing another book,... more...